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an archive of a disappearing world? >> the education system that is a national machine turning up highly motivated students, what happens if a child does not fit the stereotype? our correspondent has been taking a look at a very different side of south korean education. >> to be successful in south korea, students need a obedience, discipline, and an insatiable appetite for study. at this alternative high school, success is measured slightly differently, in happiness. here the curriculum offers board games as well as mathematics. if you would never give away with this in a normal korean school. this is where they come when they fall off of the education conveyor belt. the teaching here is everything the traditional schooling is not. a would-be chefs with a troubled past. >> there were too many regulations of my old school. i had trouble sticking to them and i got angry. i used to bully and fight with other kids. that my parents got angry, so i ran away from home and i would get into other bad things. >> here he says the teachers are not only more relaxed, but crucially they teach at the
have an aging population, but they also have huge problems with their youth, the pressures on education, health and so on for young people. this is a major challenge for the developing countries. some of them have begun to address it. this is one of those issues that creeps up on you, like climate change. government pushes it into the next session of parliament, if you like, but by 26 feet there will be more people over the age of 60 than under the age of 16. in bolivia they now have an old age pension of about $50 per month, per person, which is beginning to improve matters. >> there are other kinds of things that these producers are talking about. >> it really affects every area of social policy. it is about health, it is about housing and long-term educating people to make themselves healthier so that they do not represent a drain on the state as they get older. it is about the opportunities and challenges. older people, with their experience and education, if they live longer and work longer, they can contribute. >> does your report give any sense as to what might happen if these me
. despite the huge investment in their education, almost half of recent university graduates are either unemployed or underemployed and many worry about the future. which candidate will they support? our correspondent has this report from philadelphia. >> mack has just qualified as a lawyer, so now taken put his lawbooks away and turn his attention to is $170,000 student debt. >> the whole gravity of it really did not hit me until about a few months ago when all of a sudden it was like, that's not just a number, that is actually a representative of something. so the joke has always been, well, i bought a house. but really it is a little bit more than that. unable to find a job, he's moving to texas to live with his parents and is not thrilled about it. >> i am 27 years old. even though it is rather typical of people, it is still not culturally normative. >> americans of $1 trillion in student loans and they are struggling to find work -- owe $1 trillion. at temple university, students appear being trapped in low- paying jobs. >> i hope for the best, but i know from previous experience,
wanted a free education. >> the bbc found former pupils who described what their former head master did to him. >> he hit me with a stick and other times with his hands. he used to beat us every sunday then take photos and then offer chocolate. he would rub you afterwards and say nothing had happened. >> eight of the indian boys are now suing slade's former friend and one-time business partner, derek sawyer, a previous leader in london and lord mayor of lessor whose charity funded the employment of slade. the boys' lawyer announced the case against them at the press conference alleging they failed to protect people from slade's sexual abuse. >> you owe an obligation to those in the school to look after them and safe and free from harm. and if something unimportant to happens, such as being abused by a teacher, then those who are responsible in english law are then accountable. >> derek slade is now in prison. those being sued have distanced themselves from them saying they were shocked to discover he was a danger to children. emily buchanan, bbc news. >> still to come on gmt, vatican po
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